Original Inhabitants of Maryland
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At the time of European settlement in the Chesapeake Bay region, there were Native American tribes representing two language groups.
The Algonkian-speaking Conoy and Patuxent resided on the western shore and the Assateague, Pocomoke, Choptank and Nanticoke occupied the eastern shore.
The Iroquoian Susquehannock lived near the extreme north end of Chesapeake Bay.
Chapter 27: Singular Inhabitants of Alabama
... inhabitant of this neighborhood was Captain John Linder, a native of the Canton of Berne, in Switzerland. He resided many years in Charleston, as a British engineer and surveyor. There General McGillivray became acquainted with him, and ...
The Origin of Chess
... reputation of the inventor of the game for the sake of getting clear riddance of brutal, bloodthirsty struggle….is generally yet fabulously attributed to the great sage Wei Wang, in 1120 B.C. "Japanese chess, or 'Shon-gi', is of a very ...
ORIGIN OF McCLINTOCK/
... Dean of Lismore"the author of a poem of praise to Malcolm MacGregor, 4th chief of the Clan MacGregor, who died April 20, 1440, is Mac Giolla Fhionntog, the Man of Songs. This is the translation into English of this poem: " The hunting of ...